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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderfull location. Views from the small beachhouse are beautifull. Highly recommanded!!! The old trees in front of the house are a jewel for the well restaurated retro style beachhouse. We enjoyed all of it, although it was raining for 2 days.

Thank struzzia
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently came here to celebrate a friend's birthday. The moment you crest the hill, your breath is taken away by the beauty of the bays in front of you. The location for this motel is a small piece of hidden paradise. The beach is crystal clear and secluded. All the units were taken by the guests...

Thank jbrown710
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 11 March 2017

My mouth dropped the first time I saw the gorgeous view from our little cottage. Absolute beachfront at an affordable price. The cottages are quite well appointed and have a real beachy feel - there are even water trays outside the deck to wash the sand off your feet. Whangauma Bay is picture perfect, quiet and has trees along the...

Thank Don F
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Excellent property, very helpful, smiling hostess, great barbecue, clear, blue waters albeit cold despite summers. The quiet neighbours added to the property's value and the dark waves allure one to walk bare feet under the stars on the white sands.The indoors was very comfortable and compact. It is a service apartment. Tutukaka was just a name till one experienced the...

Thank TReadin
Salmon Arm, Canada
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A beautiful location on a white sandy beach. A comfortable unit with a large kitchen area. Very clean and well provided with utensils etc. The managers were welcoming and attentive. I want to go back one day!

Thank Caroline M
Nanterre, France
Reviewed 22 December 2016

If you want to stay at the best place after a road trip in NZ, and make a brake for several days , it's here!!!Amazing place, amazing view, just perfect!The couple who manage this heaven are very very nice , giving advise and very serviceable. Rare place whith wonderful beach and no tourist! Marie et Jean

Thank _mariestahl
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Welcomed by Shirley and Brett to a little bit of paradise. My cabin had a private view out to the beach where I could enjoy birds and waves crashing. Furniture reminded me of being on a family holiday, everything was clean and comfortable. Basic amenities. Lovely walks. Highly recommended

Thank Oceanac1
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We stayed here in April, with 2 of our children. We all loved the spot, beautiful views and quiet location. It was clean and tidy, my bed was comfortable. The staff were very friendly. The wifi is not very good. Theres not a lot of privacy, but you can always pull your curtains if it worries you. I quite liked...

Thank DonnaNicholas
Romsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We stayed here one night when we arrived in New Zealand in January - the welcome on arrival was warm and helpful. The unit is large. clean and comfortable - fantastic value for money. The beach is really pretty and the whole site is attractive and relaxing

Thank HampshireSally
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Very nice welcome from Shirley on our arrival, and she was most helpful in getting us settled into our unit and explaining how this worked. The unit itself was two bedrooms, on the end, and had its own deck facing the bay. Beach was just a few steps away, and it is a lovely white sand beach with excellent swimming....

Thank bmachfx

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Sands Motel

Address: 48 Whangaumu Street | Tutukaka, Tutukaka 0173, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Tutukaka
Price Range: $127 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Unit 1 private view”
Oceanac1, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They all looked good”
HampshireSally, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Small place, so would think any of the units would be good”
bmachfx, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“wifi reception patchy but you won't want it with this waterfront paradise”
LEANNEL78, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
“I think all the rooms are the same :)”
BoydyNZ, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
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